Drivers urged to check tyres post-lockdown

Many business drivers will now be returning to their vehicles and fleets after a lengthy period of lockdown, but can they be sure these cars are roadworthy? Road safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist has spoken out to remind motorists that…



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New roads plan ‘must carefully consider fleets and logistics’

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has implored the government to carefully consider the logistics industry and fleet operators as it puts plans in place to re-open services post-coronavirus. Transport secretary Grant Shapps this week unveiled a new strategy on the…



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‘Strong argument’ to carry on MOT tests during lockdown

There is a ‘strong argument’ for fleets to continue MOT tests during lockdown measures, despite the six month suspension, says FleetCheck. In response to the current measures, the government announced a six month extension of MOT tests in efforts to…



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Battery failures double during lockdown, fleet owners warned

Fleet owners have been urged to keep checking the batteries on their vehicles during lockdown, with one organisation saying it has seen a spike in them going flat. Kwik Fit has reported that in the four weeks leading up to…



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Motorists warned ‘don’t think spring brings safer driving in the UK’

Even though the nation remains in lockdown, essential drivers up and down the country continue to carry out journeys and, while spring is now here, motorists are being urged not to let the finer weather dampen their attention to road…



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